Extending the Past-tense Debate : a Model of the German Plural

  title={Extending the Past-tense Debate : a Model of the German Plural},
  author={Niels A Taatgen}
One of the phenomena that has been studied extensively in cognitive science is learning the English past tense. Many models have been made of the characteristic U-shape in performance on irregular verbs during development. An important test case for such models is whether they can be extended to other examples of inflection. A case that is often quoted as particularly tough is the German plural. In the present study, an ACT-R model of the past tense is applied to the German plural. The model… CONTINUE READING

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